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Facilitating on-line opinion dynamics by mining expressions of causation. The case of climate change debates on The Guardian

@article{Willaert2019FacilitatingOO,
  title={Facilitating on-line opinion dynamics by mining expressions of causation. The case of climate change debates on The Guardian},
  author={Tom Willaert and Sven Banisch and P. V. Eecke and Katrien Beuls},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1912.01252}
}
  • Tom Willaert, Sven Banisch, +1 author Katrien Beuls
  • Published 2019
  • Sociology, Computer Science, Physics
  • ArXiv
  • News website comment sections are spaces where potentially conflicting opinions and beliefs are voiced. Addressing questions of how to study such cultural and societal conflicts through technological means, the present article critically examines possibilities and limitations of machine-guided exploration and potential facilitation of on-line opinion dynamics. These investigations are guided by a discussion of an experimental observatory for mining and analyzing opinions from climate change… CONTINUE READING
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